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Man Saves Own Life by Meditating

This man should have died within five minutes, reports the U.K. paper the Mirror. "I knew the air wouldn't last..."

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A construction worker buried alive for two hours in Ningbo, China, survived by meditating and slowing his breathing. Wang Jianxin, a buddhist, should have died within five minutes, reports the U.K. paper the Mirror

“I knew the air wouldn’t last, so I made myself relax and concentrated on my breathing by meditation,” says Jianxin. “It was very still and quiet down there. I was surprised at how easy it was to focus my mind and achieve inner calm, even though I believed I was facing death.” 

Do you know anyone who has overcome a grave situation via meditation?

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